2014 (Crew/Dayton) - through matches played on September 13:Has made four appearances for the Crew in 2014, including two starts and two substitute appearances at central midfield ... returned to the Black & Gold on May 12 after being on-loan with the Dayton Dutch Lions of USL-PRO since March 12 ... made seven starts at centerback for the Dayton Dutch Lions ... started and played the entire match at centerback for Dayton in its season opener on the road against New York Red Bulls Reserves (March 30) and started every match while Dayton ... was called in for international duty with Trinidad & Tobago for a pair of friendlies: against Argentina in Buenos Aires (June 4) before playing Iran in Sao Paolo (June 8) ... missed the Crew match at Toronto FC (May 31) and against Real Salt Lake (June 4) while on international duty and earned a cap in substitute ap- pearances against Argentina (June 4) and against Iran (June 8) ... made his season debut as a substitute at central midfield vs. FC Dallas (June 29) ... made his first MLS start of the season at central midfield against Montreal (July 19) as Wil Trapp missed the match due to red-card suspension ... entered the club’s international friendly vs. Crystal Palace FC (July 23) at halftime as a central midfielder ... came on as a late substitution vs. the LA Galaxy (August 16) ... started his second match of the campaign against Chivas USA (September 7) ... George made one appearance -- a start -- at central midfield in the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tournament ... started at central midfield in the Crew’s Fifth Round loss at Chicago (June 25).
2013 (Crew): George made 11 appearances, including three starts, in his second season with the Black & Gold. He started once and made one substitute appearance at centerback while the rest of his appearances came in the midfield. He made his first appearance of the year at Montreal (April 14) and earned his first start of the season at centerback in the match at New York (May 26). He made his second start of the season and first at central midfield at Sporting KC (June 29) and made a second consecutive start in the match at LA (July 4). George made a substitute appearance in the international friendly against Wigan Athletic (July 13). He missed three matches while on international duty with Trinidad & Tobago, including the matches against New England (July 20), Houston (September 4) and Sporting KC (September 7). He made 13 starts in MLS Reserve League action – 10 at centerback and three in the midfield – and appeared in both of the Black & Gold’s 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup matches, appearing in the Third Round win against Dayton Dutch Lions (May 29) and starting at centerback in the Fourth Round loss at Chicago (June 13).
2012 (Crew): As a rookie, George appeared in six matches with four starts. He made his career debut on May 23 in Seattle as a substitute and made his first career start three days later against the Chicago Fire. George featured on the Trinidad & Tobago U-23 National Team in its 2012 Olympic Qualification effort.
INTERNATIONAL (Trinidad & Tobago)
Has earned six caps -- including one start and five substitute appearances, beginning in 2013 ... was called-up by Trinidad & Tobago’s senior roster for the first time in knockout stage of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup (July 20) but did not earn a cap or dress in the 1-0 loss against Mexico ... was called-up for the international tournament -- the OSN Cup -- from September 5-9 in Saudi Arabia and made two caps in substitute appearances: against United Arab Emirates (September 5), against Saudi Arabia (September 9) ... made his third career cap in a substitute appearance in the international friendly against New Zealand (October 15) ... was called-up ahead of a pair of international friendlies against Jamaica and earned his first career start in the 1-0 win in the first friendly in Jamaica (November 15) before appearing as a sub in the 70th minute in the second match at home (November 19), replacing former Crew midfielder Chris Birchall in the contest ... made a substitute appearance in the international friendly tune-up against Argentina (June 4).
George started in 73 matches at University of Central Florida, finishing his college career with six goals and 16 assists. He led the team in goals his freshman year with four. George was named to the C-USA All-Conference First Team three out of the four years in college (2008, 2009 and 2011).
George played for Decatur High School and was the captain of his high school squad. He also played for the Concorde Fire club team. His U-17 squad won its R3PL division and captured the prestigious Disney Soccer Showcase Tournament. George's team finished as a Region III Semifinalist in 2007 and won the Georgia State Cup Championship. He also participated in the 2006 adidas ESP Camp and was a member of the Region III Olympic Development Program team from 2003-06.
Selected by the Crew 29th Overall in the Second Round of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft
George is the son of Mervyn and Rhonda George. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the FIFA video game series, playing cricket and doing yoga. George also prefers reading business books and autobiographies, including Roy Keane’s autobiography. Musically, he likes to listen to reggae and his favorite artist is Sizzla. While listening to music, he enjoys dancing and what he calls “clowning around” to the tunes. His favorite vacation destination is home and would want to get to Dubai someday where his uncle used to live. Outside of MLS, George supports Manchester United and idolizes soccer player Edgar Davids. George is a Los Angeles Lakers fan and likes watching Kobe Bryant play. He lists his parents as his role models. Other than English, George speaks a local Trinidadian dialect of Patois.